Calculate Items in a Pattern

King of the Garbage Can
December 1st, 2022

You probably know that it isn’t a great idea to eat out of the garbage. But that’s where some of the favorite foods of raccoons come from. Read on to do the math behind these super smart, masked masterminds!

Land of the Flying Pumpkins
November 29th, 2022

After Halloween and Thanksgiving, what do you do with all those pumpkins that are left over? You use all kinds of machines to toss them as far as possible in the Punkin Chunkin contest, of course! Read on to do the math in hurling pumpkins – and see how far they can go.

Watch Out for the Flying Guitars
November 27th, 2022

You can make art out of just about anything – including guitars and bikes! And there may be more math in it than you realize. Read on to see how numbers can help create a mathematical masterpiece.

Do Flying Fish Really Fly?
November 14th, 2022

Flying fish got that name for a reason. But do they really fly? Read on to do the math to find out!

Breaking a World Record – With All Your Friends
October 17th, 2022

There’s a world record out there for almost anything. And one town tries to break a new world record every year. Pretty soon they might hold the record for world records. Read on to see what kind of fun records they’ve broken – and see how the math in record-breaking adds up!

The Truth about Toothpaste
October 10th, 2022

Ever wonder who thought up some ideas that we now do every day? Like brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste, for example. It turned out to be a great idea, but who really thought of it? Read on to “brush” up on toothpaste math – you might be shocked at how far back it actually goes!

Best Drummer Ever
October 5th, 2022

You can make music using almost anything, like this guy who uses buckets to make really cool beats! And you’d be surprised how much math there is in music, especially drumming. Read on to find out how this guy is doing the mental music math, and get in on the action yourself.

Ice Cream on Wheels
September 5th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Lisa B. asked us, how many ice cream bars and popsicles does a truck sell in a day? It all depends on where the truck goes, but the numbers can really add up! Read on to cool down with the math in ice cream trucks.

Eat It or Wear It
August 29th, 2022

When you eat candy, normally you throw out the wrappers, because what else are you going to do with them? Well, if you’re as resourceful as these people, you might just want to start saving them! Read on to see where math meets candy wrappers and clothes.

Dashing Down the Street
August 19th, 2022

You know those white and yellow lines painted down the middle of the roads? How long do you think they are? Read on to find out the answer – and be shocked by the “street math!”

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